What does edo mean?

Definitions for edoˈɛd oʊ, ˈeɪ doʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Edo(noun)

    a member of a west African people living in the tropical forest region of southern Nigeria

  2. Tokyo, Tokio, Yeddo, Yedo, Edo, Japanese capital, capital of Japan(noun)

    the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan


  1. Edo(ProperNoun)

    Former name of Tokyo

  2. Origin: From 江戸, literally "cove (江) entrance (戸)".


  1. Edo

    Edo, also romanized as Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of Tokyo. It was the seat of power for the Tokugawa shogunate, which ruled Japan from 1603 to 1868. During this period it grew to become one of the largest cities in the world and home to an urban culture centered on the notion of a "floating world".

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Anagrams for edo »

  1. DOE

  2. EOD

  3. ODE

  4. OED


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of edo in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of edo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yuji Tanaka:

    After the war, Tokyo drastically changed economically and socially due to rapid economic growth through the 1970s, you can see the 400 years of history of Tokyo with perspective views at the museum. ( Just be aware that the Edo-Tokyo Museum is closed until early 2018 for a remodel. Other favorite must-see spots in Tokyo are visiting the shrine atSens?-ji, the insane streets of Shibuya( where you can cross the streets with thousands of other pedestrians, and visiting the beautiful Ueno Park in Tokyo's Tait? city. Sens?-ji is an ancient Buddhist temple — and also Toyko's oldest. ( Clint Henderson) The cherry blossoms at Ueno Park are a sight to see — just make sure you get there at the right time of year. ( Clint Henderson) JAPANESE RESTAURANT CAUGHT ADDING EXCESSIVE WASABI TO FOREIGNERS' ORDERS That might sound like a lot — especially since it's all within city limits — but Krasowski further suggests making Tokyo your temporary home base, and then hopping over to see other parts of the islands.

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